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Name: BOLIVAR
Type: Armed Cargo Ship
Launched: 14/07/1866
Completed: 1866
Builder: Palmer’s Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd
Yard: Willington Quay
Yard Number: 205
Dimensions: 776grt, 527nrt, 211.7 x 28.1 x 17.5ft
Engines: 90nhp
Engines by: Palmer’s Shipbuilding & Iron Co Ltd, Jarrow
Propulsion: 1 x Screw
Construction: Iron
Reg Number: 54774
History:
1866 C Palmer; registered at London
No later history known
Comments: Armed with 2 x 1 x 40pdr & 2 x 1 x 20pdr guns
1866: Registered at London for the delivery voyage only
Originally said to be for the Government of Colombia


Newcastle Courant, Friday, December 14, 1866

The Times, Thursday, Dec 13, 1866